You’ll have readings that prepare you for the Traveling Seminar, but much of the learning comes from the seeing and the doing. You’ll meet with local organizations in the city of Catania, speak with Sicilian youth, explore museums, tour sites, see performance arts. This is learning at its best.
Day 2: Lecture: Contemporary Sicily. View the Museum of the Landing in Sicily: 1943. Discussion about Sicily during WWII.
Day 3: Visit Libera Terra or Addio Pizzo (anti-mafia organizations). See mafia-confiscated properties. Speak to youth volunteers. Lecture & film on organized crime.
Day 4: Visit Museo dei Pupi Siciliani. Attend workshop of famous puppeteer family. Return to Italian mainland.